The table below looks at the statistics for PowerShell skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PowerShell over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows PowerShell
Rank 80 84 82
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Permanent jobs citing PowerShell 26 19 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.84% 1.31% 0.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.65% 2.69% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 16 8 1
Average salary £35,000 £48,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.83% +38.57%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%
PowerShell
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
713 706 639
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 50.53% 48.62% 53.43%
Number of salaries quoted 522 488 420
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,994 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

PowerShell
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

PowerShell Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

PowerShell
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Edinburgh region.

PowerShell Salary Trend in Edinburgh

PowerShell
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PowerShell across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

PowerShell Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

PowerShell
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing PowerShell also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PowerShell.

1 47 (79.66%) Microsoft
1 47 (79.66%) Windows
2 37 (62.71%) SQL Server
3 34 (57.63%) ITIL
4 28 (47.46%) C#
5 22 (37.29%) SharePoint
5 22 (37.29%) Active Directory
6 21 (35.59%) SQL
7 18 (30.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (28.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (28.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (28.81%) HTML
8 17 (28.81%) MS Exchange
8 17 (28.81%) Finance
9 16 (27.12%) DNS
10 15 (25.42%) IIS
10 15 (25.42%) CMS
10 15 (25.42%) Windows 7
11 14 (23.73%) Change Management
11 14 (23.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 14 (23.73%) SMTP
11 14 (23.73%) Blackberry
12 13 (22.03%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (22.03%) Hyper-V
12 13 (22.03%) FTP
12 13 (22.03%) HTTP
12 13 (22.03%) HTTPS
12 13 (22.03%) Firewall
12 13 (22.03%) Lync
12 13 (22.03%) Exchange Server 2010

PowerShell
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing PowerShell also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PowerShell. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 22 (37.29%) SharePoint
2 17 (28.81%) MS Exchange
3 15 (25.42%) IIS
3 15 (25.42%) CMS
4 13 (22.03%) Lync
4 13 (22.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (5.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (5.08%) WebSphere
6 2 (3.39%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.69%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.69%) Mule
7 1 (1.69%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (1.69%) JBoss
7 1 (1.69%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (15.25%) MS Office
2 3 (5.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.69%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.47%) Office 365
2 4 (6.78%) IaaS
2 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (27.12%) DNS
2 14 (23.73%) SMTP
3 13 (22.03%) FTP
3 13 (22.03%) HTTP
3 13 (22.03%) HTTPS
3 13 (22.03%) Firewall
4 11 (18.64%) IP Telephony
5 10 (16.95%) TCP/IP
6 9 (15.25%) SAN
6 9 (15.25%) Cisco IPT
7 6 (10.17%) VPN
8 4 (6.78%) LAN
8 4 (6.78%) VoIP
8 4 (6.78%) WAN
8 4 (6.78%) Internet
9 3 (5.08%) LDAP
10 2 (3.39%) OpenLDAP
10 2 (3.39%) SSL
10 2 (3.39%) SSH
10 2 (3.39%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (62.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Visual Studio
1 2 (3.39%) MSI
General
1 17 (28.81%) Finance
2 7 (11.86%) Law
3 4 (6.78%) Banking
4 2 (3.39%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 29 (49.15%) Analyst
2 22 (37.29%) Support Analyst
3 14 (23.73%) Applications Support
4 12 (20.34%) IT Support Analyst
4 12 (20.34%) IT Support
5 9 (15.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (13.56%) Applications Support Analyst
7 6 (10.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (10.17%) Administrator
7 6 (10.17%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (10.17%) Support Engineer
8 5 (8.47%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (6.78%) Applications Support Engineer
10 3 (5.08%) Systems Analyst
10 3 (5.08%) Developer
11 2 (3.39%) DBA
11 2 (3.39%) 1st Line Support
11 2 (3.39%) Web Developer
11 2 (3.39%) Consultant
11 2 (3.39%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (28.81%) HTML
2 11 (18.64%) .NET
3 7 (11.86%) XML
4 5 (8.47%) Web Services
5 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.39%) Ajax
6 2 (3.39%) .NET Framework
6 2 (3.39%) jQuery
6 2 (3.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (1.69%) Apache Camel
7 1 (1.69%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (1.69%) Java EE
7 1 (1.69%) Application Packaging
7 1 (1.69%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.73%) Blackberry
2 7 (11.86%) Management Information System
2 7 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.47%) Open Source
4 3 (5.08%) PKI
4 3 (5.08%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.39%) DataPower
5 2 (3.39%) Replication
6 1 (1.69%) Kindle
6 1 (1.69%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 47 (79.66%) Windows
2 18 (30.51%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (28.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (28.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (25.42%) Windows 7
5 11 (18.64%) Windows XP
5 11 (18.64%) Linux
6 9 (15.25%) Windows Phone
7 4 (6.78%) Ubuntu
8 3 (5.08%) UNIX
9 2 (3.39%) Windows 2000
9 2 (3.39%) Windows NT
9 2 (3.39%) CentOS
9 2 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.69%) Android
10 1 (1.69%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (57.63%) ITIL
2 14 (23.73%) Change Management
3 10 (16.95%) Information Security
3 10 (16.95%) Performance Monitoring
4 7 (11.86%) Service Delivery
5 6 (10.17%) Fault Management
5 6 (10.17%) Capacity Management
6 3 (5.08%) Migration
7 2 (3.39%) Web Design
7 2 (3.39%) Security Architecture
7 2 (3.39%) Software Deployment
7 2 (3.39%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.39%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (3.39%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (3.39%) Risk Management
7 2 (3.39%) Service Management
7 2 (3.39%) CRM
7 2 (3.39%) Identity Management
8 1 (1.69%) Data Security
8 1 (1.69%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 28 (47.46%) C#
2 21 (35.59%) SQL
3 8 (13.56%) Python
3 8 (13.56%) Perl
4 6 (10.17%) Java
5 5 (8.47%) VB.NET
6 3 (5.08%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.08%) VBScript
7 2 (3.39%) VB
7 2 (3.39%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.69%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (15.25%) Degree
2 8 (13.56%) MCP
2 8 (13.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (11.86%) MCSA
4 3 (5.08%) MCSE
5 2 (3.39%) MCITP
6 1 (1.69%) CISSP
6 1 (1.69%) SSCP
6 1 (1.69%) GIAC
6 1 (1.69%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (23.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.69%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 22 (37.29%) Active Directory
2 13 (22.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (22.03%) Hyper-V
3 9 (15.25%) Forefront TMG
3 9 (15.25%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (6.78%) XenApp
4 4 (6.78%) XenDesktop
5 2 (3.39%) DFS Replication
5 2 (3.39%) ISA Server
5 2 (3.39%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (13.56%) SCOM
2 6 (10.17%) SCCM
3 4 (6.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (5.08%) Windows Intune
5 1 (1.69%) OpenView
5 1 (1.69%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (1.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (1.69%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 47 (79.66%) Microsoft
2 13 (22.03%) VMware
3 12 (20.34%) Cisco
4 5 (8.47%) Symantec
4 5 (8.47%) Google
5 3 (5.08%) Oracle
5 3 (5.08%) HP
5 3 (5.08%) Citrix
6 2 (3.39%) McAfee
6 2 (3.39%) IBM
7 1 (1.69%) Lotus
7 1 (1.69%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.69%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.69%) IronPort
7 1 (1.69%) Twitter
7 1 (1.69%) Varonis
Edinburgh
DP Connect
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per month + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh
Deerfoot IT
Salary: Competitive salary and excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago